Greetings X-Philes! Jim and A.Ron begin their coverage of the six episode mini-series version of the X-Files with a bit of a preview podcast, to get the feeds primed and pumping for this weekend’s premiere. We discuss our history with the X-Files, favorite episodes, and hopes and fears for the weeks ahead. Our coverage of the first episode airing on Fox the evening of Sunday, January 24th, will be out Tuesday, January 26th! See you then.
Jim and A.Ron are ready for Fargo season two to start next week, and to get the ball rolling we have a mini-preview / roundup of casting news, plot outlines, early advance reviews, episode titles, and a bit of feedback. Fargo begins this coming Monday, and our podcasts will be out each following Wednesday. See you then!
A.Ron and Cecily are back with a preview podcast for American Horror Story: Hotel. Thoughts on Gaga, hotel horror, Ryan Murphy, the expansions and connections of the series, and much more as we gear up for our season long coverage. The new season debuts this coming Wednesday, and our podcast will be out Friday afternoon. See you the
Jim and A.Ron look forward to checking in on the Garvey’s and meeting the Murphy’s in season two of The Leftovers, returning to your television this Sunday on HBO at 9pm. We’re pumped up due to Alan Sepinwall’s recent review and interview of show runner Damon Lindelof, so there is a ton to talk about. The mysteries of Jarden, Texas, the differing points of view featured this season, and what the heck is going on down in Australia? We don’t have a lot of answers, and Lindelof says he doesn’t either, but at least we’ll all have fun watching. Er, I mean, at least we’ll all sob our selves to sleep after watching.
Season 2 is almost upon us and we’ve read other people’s reviews of the first 3 episodes, which means we’re 100% equipped to judge the season as a whole.
Dragons and swords and shit.
We recap where we are at the start of the season, and give our hopes and fears for our favorite characters, then consider some of your feedback on same. Can the Weiner stick the landing? Is that even an important question for a show like Mad Men? What would failure look like, anyway? Who’s hooking up, who’s left standing, what kind of man will Don/Dick ultimately be in the final assessment? All this and more as we gear up to give the series the send off it deserves. See you Sunday night!
Jim and A.Ron talk about their hopes, fears, and predictions for season five, as we go around Westeros and Essos recapping where our various heroes and villains are as we left them last season… We discuss improvements and changes to our coverage this year, all of our favorite characters, how Jim feels as a non-book reader about the series leap frogging the books, and much more. Next week, the spoiler section! A.Ron will host a book reader support group for those facing the trauma of having the books spoiled by the show, discuss what the hell is going on with some of the changes and alterations that have been revealed thus far in trailers and print, and preview the video enhancement to the upcoming and totally revamped SpoiLore section!
Welcome to Better Cast Saul, Jim and A.Ron’s coverage of the new Breaking Bad spin off, Better Call Saul, which premieres this weekend on Sunday (2/8/15) right after The Walking Dead on AMC. What are our expectations? What do we consider a spoiler? What’s this show about, anyway. We discuss all this and more! Check…
A.Ron and Jim are back talking about The Walking Dead. Please note that we have seen and are talking about the previews and official promotional materials, so if you consider those spoilers, you might want to skip the preview and wait for our Instant and full casts coming out after episode 509 airs. We discuss what…